Corona del Mar, California
Does anyone know if Diane Von Furstenburg has tours of her store in the meat packing district by the high-line?
Also looking for recommendations of exhibits and tours featuring fashion design and interior design.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a must. For interior design, stop by Aero in Soho. Probably the best home interiors store in NY. Also FLAIR NEW YORK just few blocks away. Pearl River Mart before they close for deals. NY Antique Showplace is five floors of glorious junk and visit the new flagship Room & Board - Chelsea - NY Flagship in Chelsea.
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Hi Abby. Recovering NYC fashion designer/now interiors photographer here. I've never heard of any tours around the city or in stores. Not sure when you're coming but the Met still has the Chinese Through the Looking Glass exhibit through the end of this month. And there's a Costume Institute museum inside FIT, a fashion-centric university here. Otherwise, wandering through NYC's cutting edge retailers around Meatpacking and maybe Williamsburg might be interesting.
As for interiors, you might come across a neighborhood house walk, a designer showcase house or one of the few really amazing design conferences that happen citywide friending again on when you're here. You might see if the New York Design Center allows lay people to walk around. And, again, stores like ABC, Arterior Home, interior stores around Flatiron and the antique shops around Atlantic Ave in Brooklyn. When are you coming?